Harris Hawk Band!
Bernard Harris Middle School
5300 Knollcreek Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78247
Beginner Band Information
Master of the Alphabet
Note Reading Practice!
Be Part of the Band!
Beginner Flash Cards
Practice Records will be due each
to give everyone plenty of time to get it submitted each week!
Harris Band Weekly Practice Record
Practice Records are due each Sunday!!
Indicates required field
1 - Beginner Flute/Trumpet
2 - Symphonic Band
3 - Honors Band
4 - Beginner Clarinet/Bassoon/Low Brass
6 - Concert Band
7 - Beginner Saxophone/Oboe
8 - Beginner Percussion/Horn
Choose the period that your main band class happens (Jazz Band members should choose their main band class, not 7th period)
This Week's Start Date:
Choose the Monday date that began this week
A Good Practice Session Includes:
A Long Tone Warm Up (slow, long, best tone quality sounds and lip slurs for brass)
A Technical Warm Up (scales, arpeggios)
Work on etudes or special assignments assigned by your band director or private teacher
Work on band music - especially spots that give you trouble!
Use of a metronome! Download one to your phone if possible! Start slow and gradually increase speed! Use our practice techniques!
Use of a recording device so that you can listen back to yourself playing!
Playing fun music at the end to reward yourself! Play something off of Chromatik or a favorite other piece of music that you have!
This is what I worked on in my practice this week:
These are the days I practiced this week:
7 Sessions = 105
6 Sessions = 100
5 Sessions = 95
4 Sessions = 90
3 Sessions = 85
2 Sessions = 80
1 Session = 75
0 Sessions = 0
Submit Each Sunday
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